Scottish Health Survey 2016 - volume 1: main report

Statistics relating to the health of people living in Scotland.

References and notes

1 Lozano R. et al. (2012). Global and regional mortality from 235 causes of death for 20 age groups in 1990 and 2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010. The Lancet; 380(9859): 2095-128.

2 Heart Disease Improvement Plan. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2014. Available from:

3 Stroke Improvement Plan, Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2014. Available from:

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5 Scottish Diabetes Survey Monitoring Group (2016). Scottish Diabetes Survey 2016.
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6 Diabetes Action Plan 2010: Quality Care for Diabetes in Scotland. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2010. Available from:

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13 A National Clinical Strategy for Scotland, Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2016. Available from:

14 Health and Social Care Delivery Plan. Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2016. Available from:

15 Realising Realistic Medicine, Edinburgh: Scottish Government, 2017.
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16 Diabetes Improvement Plan. Edinburgh, Scottish Government. 2014.

17 Better Heart Disease and Stroke Care Action Plan, Edinburgh, Scottish Government, 2009
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19 Diabetes and high blood pressure are not included in the definition of ‘any CVD condition’ as they are risk factors for CVD.

20 Brown, L (2016). Chapter 9: Cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. In: Campbell-Jack, D and Hinchliffe S (eds). Scottish Health Survey 2015 - Volume 1 Main Report. Available from:


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